Corona data: 4.05% of adults have had first jab

On average in the week to 15 February 119 patients with Covid, the disease caused by coronavirus, were hospitalised each day. The figure is down 6% on the week.

On Wednesday 137 patients were hospitalised.  120 were discharged.

1,625 patients are currently in hospital with Covid.  315 are in intensive care.  167 are on a ventilator.

In the week to 15 February on average 40 deaths a day were linked to Covid.  The figure is down 8% on the week. 

In all 21,793 deaths have been linked to Covid.

On average during the last seven-day observation period, the week to 15 February, 1,792 new cases of coronavirus were confirmed each day.  The figure is 18% down on the week.

On average 41,900 tests are carried out each day in the week to 14 February.  The figure is down 16% on the week.

5.1% of tests came back positive, a relatively stable figure.

So far 743,882 people have tested positive for coronavirus.

By 16 February 373,160 people in Belgium had received their first shot of the corona vaccine.  That’s 4.05% of the adult population.  214,311 people have had their second jab.  That’s 2.33 % of the adult population.

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